Registration Dossier

Diss Factsheets

Administrative data

First-aid measures

General advice
Remove contaminated clothing immediately and dispose of safely. Move out of dangerous area. Place and transport victim in stable position (lying sideways).
Inhalation
Move to fresh air. Keep patient warm and at rest. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.
Skin contact
Wash off with soap and water. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.
Eye contact
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.
Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Rinse mouth.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment
Treat symptomatically. Gastric lavage is not normally required. However, if a significant amount (more than a mouthful) has been ingested, administer activated charcoal and sodium sulphate.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media Suitable: Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: In the event of fire the following may be released:, Carbon dioxide (CO2), Carbon monoxide (CO), Hydrogen chloride (HCl)
Advice for firefighters:
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: In the event of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes. In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information: Contain the spread of the fire-fighting media. Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses. Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains. Cool closed containers exposed to fire with water spray.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures Precautions: Avoid contact with spilled product or contaminated surfaces. Use personal protective equipment.
Environmental precautions: Do not allow to get into surface water, drains and ground water.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Methods for cleaning up: Clean contaminated floors and objects thoroughly, observing environmental regulations. Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust). Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and, in case the substance is transported to other sites for further processing, the substance should be handled at these sites under the Strictly Controlled Conditions as specified in REACH regulation Article 18(4). Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each manufacturing site.
Precautions for safe handling:
Advice on safe handling
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion
Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
Hygiene measures
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Keep working clothes separately. Wash hands immediately after work, if necessary take a shower. Remove soiled clothing immediately and clean thoroughly before using again. Garments that cannot be cleaned must be destroyed (burnt). Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Requirements for storage areas and containers
Protect against moisture. Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Store and handle under dry inert gas.
German storage class
3 Flammable Liquids

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 2924
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE LIQUID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S. (3,3-DIMETHYL BUTYRYL CHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
3,3-dimethylbutanoyl chloride
Language:
English
Labels:
Packaging: 3, 8
Bulk: 3, 8
Haz ID: 338
EAC: 3WE
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 2924
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE LIQUID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S. (3,3-DIMETHYL BUTYRYL CHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
3,3-dimethylbutanoyl chloride
Language:
English
Labels:
Packaging: 3, 8
Bulk: 3, 8
Haz ID: 338
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 2924
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE LIQUID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S. (3,3-DIMETHYL BUTYRYL CHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
3,3-dimethylbutanoyl chloride
Labels:
Packaging: 3, 8
Bulk: 3, 8
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 2924
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE LIQUID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S. (3,3-DIMETHYL BUTYRYL CHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
3,3-dimethylbutanoyl chloride
Labels:
Packaging: 3, 8
Remarksopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and, in case the substance is transported to other sites for further processing, the substance should be handled at these sites under the Strictly Controlled Conditions as specified in REACH regulation Article 18(4). Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each manufacturing site.

Respiratory protection
If product is handled while not enclosed, and if contact may occur:
Full mask
Multi-purpose filter ABEK
Hand protection
Protective gloves
Eye protection
Tightly fitting safety goggles
Skin and body protection
Use suitable protective clothing, gloves and footwear, selected with regard to use conditions and exposure potential.
General protective measures
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Remove contaminated clothing immediately and dispose of safely.
Do not apply this product in a way that will contact workers or other persons, either directly or through drift.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid: Heat, flames and sparks. Extremes of temperature and direct sunlight.
Incompatible materials: Alcohols

Disposal considerations

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and, in case the substance is transported to other sites for further processing, the substance should be handled at these sites under the Strictly Controlled Conditions as specified in REACH regulation Article 18(4). Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each manufacturing site.

Waste air from the process is being burnt.
No emissions into soil. No landfill waste.